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UNIT STANDARD: 120496 - Provide risk-based primary emergency care/first aid in the workplace  

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD:

This Unit Standard will be useful for employees to enable them to provide primary emergency care (first aid) in response to an occupational risk induced or any health emergency in their specific workplaces.

Qualifying learners are able to:
Demonstrate the principles of primary emergency care, Assess and control a single injury emergency scene in the workplace, Demonstrate primary emergency life support for adults, children and infants, Explain and manage shock, Carry out secondary assessment of the sick or injured person and provide appropriate primary emergency care at the scene and keep records of the incident/accident. 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

First Aid Team members, Emergency Response Team members.

AIM:

The aim of this course is to provide learner with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to allow them to respond efficiently in emergency situations.

DURATION:

2 days 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING:

·         Communication at NQF Level 1 or ABET Level 4.

·         Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 1.

 

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